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St. Louis prosecutor tries to bring criminal justice reform

Clip: 05/31/2020 | 5m 52s Video has closed captioning.

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the unrest that has followed has again put the spotlight on how police officers are prosecuted and how the justice system addresses racial bias and inequality. Kimberly Gardner, the top prosecutor in St. Louis who is now up for reelection, sued the city this year to push for criminal justice reforms. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with her to learn more.

Aired: 05/31/20

Rating: NR

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